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Best Mirrorless Camera To Look out for in 2021


We all know how much the photography and videography scene is poppin’ with the younger generation. Many youths can be seen around in natural or cultural places with a camera wrapped around in their hands. Clicking what they find intriguing and posting them on their social media, these people have started a marketplace for themselves. 

Even you can get indulged in this market. But you need knowledge of what camera to choose beforehand. Make sure you buy a camera that is perfect for you. Don’t just go for the expensive one.

Once we think of getting involved in photography or videography, the first thing we think of is to buy a DSLR. But there is something new in the market, A mirrorless camera

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Don’t get me wrong, a DSLR is a great camera. It has a reflex mirror that refracts the light up into the optical viewfinder, clicks great pictures and works perfectly on low lights.

However, A mirrorless camera does the same to some extent. But what makes it slightly stand is that it also clicks great pictures, the light goes directly into the image sensor, is lighter and cheaper. Also, the accessories for a mirrorless camera is much cheaper than that of a DSLR. 

Keeping this in mind, we have come up with a list of mirrorless cameras to keep an eye out for the year 2021.

Canon EOS M100

Mirrorless camera Canon EOS M100

Canon EOS M100 is for all the beginners out there. It is cheap, light and the 24.2 MP on the device captures great images. This camera also has an inbuilt flash that is a plus point. Autofocus is not an issue for this camera as it comes with a 49 points autofocus system having Dual Pixel technology.

Canon EOS M100 Specs:

Camera Weight: 302 grams
Image Sensor: 22.3 x 14.9 mm, 24.2 MP, CMOS, APS-C
Image Processor: DIGIC 7
Screen: 3-inch TFT, 1040000 dots, Articulating Screen
Top LCD: No
Viewfinder: None
AF System: Maximum 49 AF points
ISO Range: 100 – 25600
Shutter Speed: 1/4000 – 30 seconds
Continuous Shoot: 6.1 frames/sec
Digital Image Stabilization: Yes
Video Resolution: 1920×1080 Pixel (1080p HD), 1280×720 pixels (720p HD), 640×480 pixels (VGA)
Video Frame Rate: 1080p frame rate (60fps/50fps/30fps/25fps/24fps), 720p frame rate (60fps/50fps), VGA frame rate(30fps/25fps)
Built-in flash: Yes; External Flash support: No
Compatible Lenses: All EF/EF-S, M lenses
Connectivity: Wi-Fi b/g/n, Bluetooth, Type C HDMI Connector, Micro USB 2.0
Battery Type: Li-ion, Rechargeable; Model: LP-E12E
Battery Life(Approx.): 295 shots
Price: Rs 60,990 ( with 15-45mm kit lens)

Canon EOS RP

Mirrorless camera Canon EOS RP

After getting the hang of a camera, everyone desires to upgrade their camera. So better go for Canon EOS RP. It is one of the least expensive full-frame mirrorless cameras. The device packs a 26.2 MP sensor that is supported with DIGIC 8 processor for a better image. Since the camera is very light when it comes to weight, it is mostly used for vlogging.

Canon EOS RP Specs:

Camera Weight: 485 grams
Image Sensor: 26.2 MP, 36 x 24mm, CMOS, Full Frame
Image Processor: DIGIC 8
Screen: 1.04 million dots, 3-inch TFT, Fully Articulating Screen
Top LCD: No
Viewfinder: 0.39-inch OLED Colorful Electronic viewfinder, 2.36 million dots, 100% coverage
AF System: 4,779 selectable AF points
ISO Range: 100 – 40000
Shutter Speed: 1/4000 – 30 seconds
Continuous Shoot: 5 (Without AF tracking)/ 4 (With AF tracking)
Digital Image Stabilization: No
Video Resolution: 3840 x 2160 pixels, 1920 x 1080 Pixels , 1280 x 720 pixels
Video Frame Rate: 2160p frame rate, 1080p frame rate, 720p frame rate
Built-in flash: No; External Flash support: Yes
Compatible Lenses: All RF lenses (EF-S & EF lenses via lens adapter)
Connectivity: Wi-Fi b/g/n, Bluetooth, Micro USB 2.0, 3.5mm headphone jack, Type C Mini HDMI Connector
Battery Type: Li-ion, Rechargeable; Model: LP-E17
Battery Life(Approx.): 250 shots
Price: Rs 199,990 (Body Only)

Sony Alpha a6500

Mirrorless Camera Sony Alpha a6500

Moving on to Sony, the Sony Alpha a6500 is a mirrorless camera with the feature of screen touch, which is also fully articulated. It is really easy to focus while capturing images and recording movies, with the touchscreen feature. The camera has a 5-axis sensor-shift stabilization. Sony Alpha a6500 also incorporates a new processor, which results in a much more responsive playback and shooting experience. 

Sony Alpha a6500 Specs:


Camera Weight: 453 grams
Image Sensor: 23.5 x 15.6 mm, 24.2MP, Exmor CMOS, APS-C
Pixel Size (Approx.): 3.92 microns
Image processor: Bionz X
Screen: 3-inch TFT, 921,600 dots, Touch Screen, Articulating display
Viewfinder: Electronic, 100% coverage, 2,359,296  dots
Stabilization: 5-axis Sensor-Shift Stabilization
AF System: 425 Autofocus points
ISO Range: 100-25600
Shutter Speed: 1/4000 – 30 seconds
Continuous Shoot: 11 frames/sec
Video Resolution: 3840 x 2160 pixels, 1920 x 1080 pixels, 1280 x 720 pixels
Video Frame Rate: 3840 x 2160 pixels (30p, 25p, 24p), 1920 x 1080 pixels (120p, 100p, 60p, 60i, 50p, 50i, 30p, 25p, 24p), 1280 x 720 pixels (30p, 25p)
Built-in flash: Yes; External Flash support: Yes
Compatible Lenses: Sony E Mount
Environmental Shielding: Yes
Connectivity: Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, NFC, Type C Mini HDMI Connector, Micro USB 2.0, 3.5mm Headphone Jack
Battery Type: Li-ion, Rechargeable; Model: NP-FW50
Battery Life (Approx.): 350 shots
Price: Rs. 154,850 (Body Only)
Rs. 245,000 (With 18-135mm Power Zoom lens)

Sony Alpha a7 III 

Mirrorless Camera Sony Alpha a7 III

The mirrorless camera that most professional photographers dream of, the Sony Alpha a7 III is one of the best. Sony Alpha a7 III comes with the autofocus system of 693 AF points, which is only available in Sony’s most premium mirrorless camera, The Alpha a9. This camera also comes with a 5-axis optical image stabilization, which also includes a better low light ISO and a sharp Electronic Viewfinder. 

Sony Alpha a7 III Specs:


Camera Weight: 650 grams
Image Sensor: 23.9 x 35.8 mm, 24.2MP, Exmor R CMOS, Full Frame
Image processor: Bionz X
Screen: 3-inch TFT, 922k dots, Touch Screen, Articulating display
Viewfinder: Electronic, 100% coverage, 2,359,296  dots
Stabilization: 5-axis Sensor-Shift Stabilization
AF System: 693 Autofocus points
ISO Range: 100-51200
Shutter Speed: 1/8000 – 30 seconds
Continuous Shoot: 10 frames/sec
Video Resolution:  3840 x 2160 pixels, 1920 x 1080 pixels, 1280 x 720 pixels
Video Frame Rate: 3840 x 2160 pixels (30p, 25p, 24p), 1920 x 1080 pixels (120p, 100p, 60p, 60i, 50p, 50i, 30p, 25p, 24p)
Built-in flash: No; External Flash support: Yes
Compatible Lenses: Sony E Mount
Environmental Shielding: Yes
Connectivity: Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, NFC, Type C Mini HDMI Connector, Micro USB 2.0, Headphone Port, Microphone Port
Battery Type: Li-ion, Rechargeable; Model: NP-FZ100
Battery Life (Approx.): 610 shots
Price: Rs. 254,125 (Body only)
Rs. 284,288 (With 28-70mm Zoom lens)

Nikon Z5 

Mirrorless Camera Nikon Z5

Nikon Z5 is the latest budget offering mirrorless camera from the company. It features a 24.3 MP full-frame CMOS sensor with the processor Expeed 6. The autofocus system in this camera is 273 focus points. This camera also has a high ISO range and can perform really well in harsh light conditions.

Nikon Z5 Specs:

Camera Weight: 590 grams
Image Sensor: 35.9 x 23.9 mm, 24.3 MP, CMOS (Nikon FX format)
Image Processor: EXPEED 6
Screen: 3.2-inch, 1040000 dots tilting touch screen
Viewfinder: Electronic
AF System: 273 AF points
ISO Range: 100 – 51200
Shutter Speed: 1/8000 – 30 seconds
Continuous Shoot: 4.5 frames/sec
Digital Image Stabilization: 5-Axis
Video Resolution: 6016 x 4016 Pixel(4k UHD), 2560 x 1440 Pixel (2k UHD)1920×1080 Pixel (1080p HD), 1280×720 pixels (720p HD), 640×480 pixels (VGA)
Built-in flash: No; External Flash support: yes
Compatible Lenses: All EF/EF-S, M lenses
Connectivity: Wi-Fi b/g/n, Bluetooth, SnapBridge
Battery Type: Li-ion, Rechargeable; Model: EN-EN15c
Battery Life(Approx.): 470 shots
Price: Rs 163,820 (body only)

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